Tag Archives: Learning

D2L to be Phased Out for New Canvas System

By June of 2020, Desire 2 Learn will be completely phased out and replaced by a new digital learning environment system called Canvas. The switch is being made to find a new digital learning environment to better meet student needs because the University of Wisconsin–System’s contract with D2L is expiring. Shifting from a learning management system like D2L to a ... Read More »

UWSP Math Department Provides Tutoring for Community

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point math department is offering a free service to local students in the area. In the Fall of 2015, the math department started a free math tutoring program for local junior high and high school students as well as home-schooled students for both the fall and spring semesters. Prior to the start of this program, the ... Read More »

Central Waters to Host Monthly Tap Talks

A central Wisconsin brewery, Central Waters, is hosting a series of science-themed presentations and discussions called Tap Talks. The event will happen monthly, always with a new theme and presenter. “Our goal is to just branch out into all the different areas of the sciences,” said Paul Graham, president of Central Waters. The talks take place right at the brewery. ... Read More »

Student Employs Creativity in Environmental Education

Janet Moore, a graduate student in environmental education and interpretation, now uses 2D art to enhance her nature writing. Science and art are both visual fields relying on acute observations in order to further understand and portray messages. They share a rich history, from the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci to modern day botanical illustrations, that display an intense intermingling of science ... Read More »

Winterim Offers Time to Play Catch-Up or Get Ahead

Winterim courses allow students to transition between first and second semester by packing in the credits in two and a half weeks. The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point offers courses in the classroom and online, with most students taking one or two classes. The 2014 winterim lasted from Jan. 5 to 16. Biology Professor Todd Huspeni is the interim associate ... Read More »